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Laura

Laura

San Francisco, CA, United States

Experienced book editor specializing in lifestyle, self-help, inspiration, health, wellness, creative business, and women's interest.


Work experience:

  • Chronicle Books
  • HarperOne - an imprint of HarperCollins
  • Broadway Books / Penguin Random House
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, Career Guides, Health & Wellbeing, Nature, Travel, Home & Garden, New Age, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Parenting & Families

Michael

Michael

San Francisco, CA, USA

Literary agent with 15 years of industry experience offering developmental editing, editorial assessment, and query workshopping.


Work experience:

  • Veritas Literary
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Middle Grade Fantasy, Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense

Pam

Pam

San Francisco, CA, USA

Experienced copyeditor and proofreader of books and magazines in all genres and age categories, but my speciality is in teen books.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • SF Apartment Magazine
  • Zest Books
  • Razorbill, Penguin
  • American Psychological Association

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade, Children's, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Young Adult, LGBTQ Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction, Psychology, Humanities & Social Sciences

Karrin

Karrin

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

Editorial professional for 12+ years, specializing in educational content and personal nonfiction. You write. I polish. You shine.


Work experience:

  • Weber Shandwick
  • Bedford/St. Martin's
  • AuntMinnie.com

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Education & Reference, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Writing & Publishing

Conor

Conor

San Francisco, CA, USA

A transplant from Hollywood, I love working w/ writers of all formats to take stories to the next level, particularly in speculative fiction


Work experience:

  • Fox Broadcasting Company
  • Original Film
  • Eleven11 Productions
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Book Coaching

Genres: LGBTQ Fiction, Fiction, Plays & Screenplays, Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult, Epic Fantasy, Fantasy, Gaming & LitRPG, Space Opera, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic

Andrew

Andrew

San Diego, CA, United States

Experienced NYC editor. Expert in thrillers, mysteries, science fiction and fantasy, horror, and narrative and military nonfiction/history.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Company Name Redacted. Please contact through Reedsy for editorial service.
  • Berkley Publishing Group, Donald I Fine, Inc, Dell, Avon and Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
  • Scovil Chichak Galen Literary Agency, Inc.
  • The Berkley Publishing Group

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review Book Coaching

Genres: Action & Adventure, Fiction, Mystery & Crime, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Thriller & Suspense, Biographies & Memoirs, Non-Fiction, History, Humanities & Social Sciences, Entertainment

Staci

Staci

San Francisco, CA, USA

Versatile editor, published author with 10+ years experience including NYT bestselling authors. Memoir, spirituality/religion, romance.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Broadleaf Books

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Inspirational, Non-Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Contemporary Romance, Romance, Fiction

Brian

Brian

San Francisco, CA, USA

I'm an editor who loves a good challenge, especially in Business and Self Help.


Work experience:

  • Callisto Media
  • Oxford University Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing

Genres: Self-Help & Self-Improvement, Non-Fiction, Parenting & Families, Health & Wellbeing, Business & Management, Writing & Publishing

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